DRESS LIKE A RACING CHAMPION:
WHAT TO WEAR FOR F1 GRAND PRIX, PARTY & WHERE TO WATCH FOR FREE
Buckle up for the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix @ Marina Bay Street Circuit happening from 14 – 16 September. With exciting entertainment acts including the likes of Asian pop king Jay Chou, homegrown singer Joanna Dong, American rock band The Killers and more, get ready for a weekend of thrilling races.
Photo: Photo: Singapore Grand Prix
Here are the best spots you can feel the adrenaline rush less the pricey ticket. Don’t compromise on style too, for you’ll never know when the photo co-op with Lewis Hamilton might arise. Read on for style tips and be clad in F1-appropriate colours to make a statement this race season.
1. 1-Altitude Rooftop Bar
Make this your pitstop for a bird-eye view of the circuit 282 metres above ground, chill out with your girlfriends on the world’s highest alfresco bar without missing on the race action. That's not all - 1-Altitude is also hosting their very own extravaganza The Circuit 2018 with internationally renowned DJs so you can party through the weekend.
Address: 1 Raffles Place, Singapore 048616
Featured Styles: HY-48 Mini Chain Bag, 2886A-11 Pointed Slingback Kitten Low Heels
Style Tip #1: The key event colours are red, black, yellow or white. So, take these race-inspirations to style up by scattering these colours on your outfit, your shoes or bag.
Dress to impress: Exude sophistication in a killer all-black combination. Perched on a just-right kitten heel, dance the night away without fretting over blisters. Add the finishing touch with a vintage mini chain bag perfect for stashing away your essentials.
2. Smoke and Mirrors Bar
Rev up and get a taste of the high life even if you’re not a Crazy Rich Asian, at this classic rooftop bar overlooking the Grandstand area of the tracks. Bottoms up and celebrate in spectacular style with a stunning view of the elevated trackside.
Address: #06-01, National Gallery, 1 St. Andrew’s Road, Singapore 178957
Featured Styles: 2886A-10 Houndstooth Slingback Pump Heels, SB6406 Houndstooth Leather Chain Bag
Style Tip #2: If you are opting for the season in-trend checkered handbag and shoe look, balance out with a plain top or bottom to avoid looking like the finishing race flag.
Dress to impress: Incorporate a touch of fall with the iconic black and white chequered flag with a matchy shoe and bag getup. Flaunting the most on-trend houndstooth print, this comfortable slingback pump heels will turn heads with its chic pointy-toe vamp. Channel understated elegance with a compact shoulder bag that also doubles up as a clutch bag or a cross-body.
3. Zafferano Italian Restaurant & Lounge
Wine and dine at Singapore’s only Italian rooftop restaurant-bar while waiting for the races to kickstart. Situated high up at Ocean Financial Centre, indulge in a breath-taking aerial view of Singapore’s business district skyline as you feel the need for speed.
Address: Ocean Financial Centre, 10 Collyer Quay, Level 43, Singapore 049315
Featured Styles: 3041-2 Fringe Wedge Sandals
Style Tip #3: Comfort is key. Women at F1 are always stylish yet comfortable. Opt to go for the sophisticated look in a simple black top and balance out with cute wedges.
Dress to impress: Go easy breezy without looking too dressed down with this fringe sandal set on a wedge heel. Earn fashionista points with its layered fringed upper and jewelled accents.
4. LeVeL33 Rooftop Bar
Located on the fringes of the Formula 1 track, this urban craft brewery boasts unparalleled views of the Singapore Grand Prix. Take your pick from a fine selection of craft beers and sip on some beer from above, or opt for a notable range of wines they offer.
Address: Tower 1, 8 Marina Blvd, Marina Bay Financial Centre, 018981
Featured Styles: 2886A-11 Pointed Slingback Kitten Low Heels, 8060 Dual Coloured Boxy Bag
Style Tip #4: If you are in doubt, wear solid neutrals of beige or cream, navy blue and grey. You don’t have to dress all head-to-toe in black or pull it off with a monochromatic look to stay classy.
Dress to impress: Be the dainty lady clad in white in a feminine pair of comfortable heels in a classic slingback kitten silhouette. Pair this with an eye-catching dual-coloured boxy bag that is roomy enough to store your knick-knacks, or safeguard your camera with its sturdy protective exterior so you won’t lose those award-winning shots of Fernando Alonso on the tracks.